The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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How did Jim affect Huck's adventures in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

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After several days by himself, Huck was very glad to have Jim's company. "I was ever so glad to see Jim. I warn't lonesome, now."

Huck and Jim shared all types of adventures after they reunited. Exploring the house being washed down the flooded river, they cooperated in obtaining a wonderful haul of supplies from the house and Jim protected Huck from discovering that the dead man in the house was Pa.

Huck first realized that he didn't want to turn Jim in as he was paddling the canoe to the shore to do so. Hearing Jim send him off, Huck began to understand how Jim viewed the situation.

'Pooty soon I'll be a-shout'n for joy, en I'll say, it's all on accounts o' Huck...you's de bes' fren' Jim's ever had; en you's do only fren' ole Jim's got...

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